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Staff Buyer (MRO)

San Jose, California, 95123, United States
March 09, 2011

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Murielle Antoku Phone: 408-***-****

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San Jose, CA 95123


A Senior Procurement Position for a leading edge company.


Over 9 years experience in MRO Procurement at a Fortune 500, global corporation defining, negotiating, and implementing long-term and/or high value Purchase Orders and Contracts of significant complexity with a minimum of supervision to assure greatest value and level of service. Detail oriented, organized, team player with the ability to lead time-effective meetings. Acquired MBA while working full time. Willing to travel. Conversant in French and Spanish


Amdahl Corporation

Staff Buyer, Senior Subcontract Buyer, Senior Buyer, Buyer

• Assured timely and cost-effective purchase and delivery of a wide variety of high-level contracts for materials, supplies, parts, equipment and services.

• Conferred with internal customers regarding requirements, specifications, quantity, quality and delivery planning.

• Developed RFPs, conducted bid conferences, analyzed quotations and proposals to assess and select successful bidder.

• Gave direction and mentored Junior Procurement staff.

• Collaborated with Legal and Risk Management to maintain a proactive approach.

• Partnered with internal customers and departments to exercise problem resolution.

• Above tasks resulted in an average annual costs savings of $700K.


MBA (Marketing), Santa Clara University BS (Management), Santa Clara University

Control Improvement Process Training, JIT Workshop, Interpersonal Skills Development Program, Quality Education Reorientation Training, Purchasing Techniques for MBE Coordinators and Buyers, Cost/Price Analysis, Purchasing Negotiations: Strategy and Tactics, and MRP II Workshop, Software Licensing Agreements, Introduction to Microsoft Word (instructor’s assistant), Introduction to Excel (instructor’s assistant).

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